Artist Series

For over 70 years the Artist Series has been bringing the world's finest jazz, classical, world music, and dance performers to Boulder. We invite you to join the over 16,000 Artist Series patrons who come every year to experience both world-renowned and emerging artists. Last season many Artist Series performances sold out; order season tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

All Artist Series performances take place in historic Macky Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


  • Twyla Tharp Dance

    Twyla Tharp Dance

    Sunday, September 27, 2015, 7:30 pm
    Macky Auditorium

    50th Anniversary Tour

  • 10/9

    SFJAZZ Collective

    Friday, October 9, 2015, 7:30 pm
    Macky Auditorium

    The Music of Michael Jackson

  • 11/6

    Irish Chamber Orchestra

    Friday, November 6, 2015, 7:30 pm
    Macky Auditorium

    Gábor Takács-Nagy, conductor

  • 12/11

    Soweto Gospel Choir

    Friday, December 11, 2015, 7:30 pm
    Macky Auditorium


    Bring light and spirit to your holiday season with a performance of classic Christmas songs and moving African gospel.

  • 1/21


    Thursday, January 21, 2016, 7:30 pm
    Macky Auditorium

    Equal parts Cirque de Soleil, brilliant choreography and “architecture in motion,” Diavolo turns death-defying dancers free in super-sized playground of wheels, bowls and walls in a unique display

  • 2/14


    Sunday, February 14, 2016, 7:30 pm
    Macky Auditorium

    Drop gritty, contemporary New York and European choreographers into the fast-paced, freeway world of Los Angeles, sprinkle with energetic young talent, and you get the “super-fast, super-sexy, supe

  • 3/1

    Rising Stars of The Metropolitan Opera

    Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 7:30 pm
    Macky Auditorium

    The brightest new stars performing arias, duets and ensembles by the world’s greatest composers

  • 3/31

    Indigo Girls with the University Symphony Orchestra

    Thursday, March 31, 2016, 7:30 pm
    Macky Auditorium

    Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, the platinum-selling duo Indigo Girls, enrich a stellar quarter-century career with a symphonic performance of their moving, melodic music, including such hits as Clo

  • 4/15

    Pablo Ziegler and Lara St. John

    Friday, April 15, 2016, 7:30 pm
    Macky Auditorium

    Piazzolla Central Park Concert Redux

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